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Sunday, January 20, 2019   /   by Jack W. Zaborowski

2019 Trending Paint Colors



Hmmm...it truly doesn't seem possible that 2019 is around the corner and that we are discussing "Trending Colors for 2019." Been hearing comments about boredom with the grays, yet they look so nice and clean every time I see them. Remember, can brighten them up with an accent wall or some bright colorful accessories around the room. 


So, after doing some research I have put links from a variety of resources and what they conclude to be this coming year's trending colors. I'm putting my foot down as a realtor, saying DON'T go with some of them. I think as you look through them, you will know exactly what I mean. 


In the end, if you are not planning on selling you home any time, go crazy and paint those rooms the colors you dream of having, its YOUR home. Just remember when going to sell it, it helps to put some fresh neutral and earth towns back on the walls to entice the majority of people viewing your home. 

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Sunday, January 20, 2019   /   by Jack W. Zaborowski

Choosing The Beach / Shore City For You

Narrowing Down Your Search For A Home At The #JerseyShore
Once you decide you are ready buy your home in South Jersey along the Jersey Shore coastline there are some key things to decide. Most importantly you need to choose which city you want to own or live. Jack has a preference to Ocean City, where Jill has a preference to Margate. Each person finds there connection to a shore city where they want to plant their toes in the sand.
Ocean City is more a family city with the beach, boardwalk, and amusements. Margate has the beach, fine dining, shopping, and a night-life scene. The Wildwoods have large beaches, boardwalk, amusements, night-life, and more of a party feel for many. Stone Harbor has beaches, restaurants, shopping, and portrays itself as an elite community among many. As I said, each city gets branded by many, and each person grows an attachment to the place they fall in love with for whatever reason. If you are not sure where you want to be, we will be happy to discuss yo; ...

Saturday, August 11, 2018   /   by Jack W. Zaborowski

5 Mortifying Reasons Mortgage Applications End Up in the 'Reject' Pile By Daniel Bortz | Aug 6, 2018

Picture this nightmare: You apply for a mortgage, but your application gets rejected. Suddenly, you’re hit with an overwhelming wave of embarrassment, shock, and horror. It’s like having your credit card denied at the Shoprite. So. Much. Shame.
Sadly, this is a reality for some home buyers. According to a recent Federal Reserve study, one out of every eight home loan applications (12%) ends in a rejection.
There are a number of reasons mortgage applications get denied‚ and the saddest part is that many could have been avoided quite easily, had only the applicants known certain things were no-nos. So, before you're the next home buyer who gets burned by sheer ignorance, scan this list, and make sure you aren't making any of these five grave mistakes, which could land your mortgage application in the "no" pile.
1. You didn't use credit cards enough
Some people think credit card debt is the kiss of death ... but guess what? It's also a way to establish. ...

  mortgages; mortgage application

Friday, October 27, 2017   /   by Jack W. Zaborowski

How Market Value Is Determined,,,The CMA

How Market Value is Determined                                            Your Current Market Analysis (CMA)
There are many ways the market value of your home is determined. 

Most Important......The TRUE market value of your home is what the BUYER is willing to pay for the property! 

Based on today's market
Based on today's competition
Based on today's financing
Based on today's economic conditions
Based on the buyer's perception of the condition of the property
Based on the location 
Based on what similar homes have sold for in the immediate neighborhood, if available
Based on what similar homes have sold for in the city
Based on normal marketing time

How properties SELL in today's market:

Improving upon the condition when feasible and able to
Improving upon the way the home shows

putting personal items away ...

Thursday, July 21, 2016   /   by Jack W. Zaborowski

9 Feng Shui Tips to Enhance Wealth and Harmony In Your Home

Did you know the Entry door is the most important door in your home? One Feng Shui tip to increase positive vibes, and invite good "chi" into your home is to fix squeaky hinges, and most importantly the entry door hinges, as this door represents how "chi", wealth, and opportunity enters your life. Another tip, is to enter from the Front Door entry rather than a side door, or rear door (I know my family, we tend to always use the back door, woops!) Entering the home through entrances other than the front door, could limit good energy opportunities from coming into your home. Remember, the entry door represents how "chi" enters the home and life.
Water is a very important element in Feng Shui. It represents wealth. Adding water elements, such as fountains, ponds, fishbowls, and aquariums, can help enhance the water element and wealth in our homes, especially near the entry way to the home. Just make sure the water is flowing t/ ...
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